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Fenton, Justin

Summary: "Baltimore, 2015. Riots were erupting across the city as citizens demanded justice for Freddie Gray, a twenty-five-year old black man who had died while in police custody. At the same time, drug and violent crime were surging, and that year, Baltimore would reach its deadliest year in over two decades: 342 homicides in a city of six hundred thousand people. Under intense scrutiny--and a federal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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Woods, Baynard

Summary: "The explosive true story of America's most corrupt police unit, the Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF), that terrorized the city of Baltimore for half a decade. When Baltimore police sergeant Wayne Jenkins said he had a monster, he meant he had found a big-timedrug dealer-one that he wanted to rob. This is the story of Jenkins and the Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF), a super group of dirty detectives who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1 WOO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 WOO

Johnson, Ron

Summary: On August 14, 2014, five days after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown ignited race riots throughout the city of Ferguson, Missouri, the nation found an unlikely hero in Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol. Charged with the Herculean task of restoring peace between a hostile African American community and the local police, Johnson, a 30-year law enforcement veteran and an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale Momentum 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOHNSON, RONALD JOH

Summary: A look at the drug scene in Baltimore through the eyes of the dealers, cops, and users.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Link, Mardi.

Summary: "On a bitterly cold afternoon in December 1986, a Michigan State trooper found the frozen body of Jerry Tobias in the bed of his pickup truck. The 31-year-old oil field worker and small-time drug dealer was curled up on his side on the truck's bare metal, pressed against the tailgate, clad only in jeans, a checkered shirt, and cowboy boots. Inside the cab of the truck was a fresh package of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 LIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 LIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.152 LIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 364.15 Link 2014
1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI 364.152 Link 2014

Knecht, G. Bruce.

Contents: South Indian Ocean -- Valparaiso, Chile -- South Indian Ocean -- Los Angeles -- South Indian Ocean -- Los Angeles -- Southern Ocean -- Riviera, Spain -- Southern Ocean -- New York City -- Southern Ocean -- New York City -- Southern Ocean -- Cape Town, South Africa -- South Atlantic Ocean -- Bridgehampton, New York -- South Atlantic Ocean -- Vancouver, Canada -- South Atlantic Ocean -- Vancouver...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.259 KNE

Shufelt, Gordon H.

Summary: "In 1875, an Irish-born Baltimore policeman, Patrick McDonald, entered the home of Daniel Brown, an African American laborer, and clubbed and shot Brown, who died within an hour of the attack. In similar cases at the time, authorities routinely exonerated Maryland law enforcement officers who killed African Americans, usually without serious inquiries into the underlying facts. But in this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Kent State University Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 SHU

Ecenbarger, William.

Summary: Investigates the "kids for cash" scandal that saw Judge Mark A. Ciavarella hand down unusually harsh sentences to delinquent teenagers, ordering that they be sent to a detention facility in which he had a financial stake.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365.42 ECE

Bensinger, Ken

Summary: "This is the definitive, shocking account of the highest-profile corruption case of recent years, spearheaded by U.S. investigators, involving dozens of countries, and implicating nearly every aspect of the world's most popular sport, soccer, including its biggest event, the World Cup. The case began small, boosted by an IRS agent's review of an American soccer official's tax returns. But that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.334 BEN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.334 BEN

Summary: Investigates the 2011 Penn State child molestation scandal, in which Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was accused of several accounts of child sexual abuse and head coach Joe Paterno and university administration were implicated in a coverup. Looks at the effects of the scandal on the Penn State student body, Penn State alumni, and residents of State College, Pennsylvania. Covers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF HAP

Medsger, Betty.

Summary: An account of the 1971 break-in of the FBI offices in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists cites their roles in triggering major changes in the FBI and confirming that J. Edgar Hoover had run a personal shadow-FBI.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 MED

Summary: It is filmmaker Chris Bell's (Bigger Stronger Faster) hard-hitting and thought-provoking expose of Big Pharma, its marketing practices and their impact on the staggering level of addiction to prescription drugs in North America. Executive Produced by Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley, this documentary is compelling viewing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PRE

Christie, Judy Pace

Summary: "From the 1920s through 1950, Georgia Tann ran a black-market baby business at the Tennessee Children's Home Society in Memphis. She offered up more than 5,000 orphans tailored to the wish lists of eager parents--hiding the fact that many weren't orphans at all, but stolen children of poor families, desperate single mothers, and women told in maternity words that their babies died. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.73 CHR

Lippman, Laura

Summary: When Felix Brewer meets Bernadette "Bambi" Gottschalk at a Valentine's Dance in 1959, he charms her with wild promises, some of which he actually keeps. Thanks to his lucrative--if not all legal--businesses, she and their three little girls live in luxury. But on the Fourth of July, 1976, Bambi's comfortable world implodes when Felix, newly convicted and facing prison, mysteriously vanishes....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LIP

Chaudry, Rabia

Summary: "In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, has always believed him. By 2013, after almost all appeals had been exhausted, Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a producer at This American Life, in hopes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 CHA

Finkel, Michael.

Summary: Follows the experiences of a journalist who, after fabricating part of a story and losing his job, was mistaken for a murderer and fled to Cancun, where he lived under an assumed identity and forged a complex relationship with the real killer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 FIN

Summary: Delivering a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore. The film highlights the positive actions undertaken by groups and individuals, who come together to rebuild, heal, and forge a better way forward.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CHA

Finkel, Michael.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 Finke

Lippman, Laura

Summary: Thirty years ago two sisters disappeared from a shopping mall. Their bodies were never found and those familiar with the case have always been tortured by these questions: How do you kidnap two girls? Who--or what--could have lured the two sisters away from a busy mall on a Saturday afternoon without leaving behind a single clue or witness? Now a clearly disoriented woman involved in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIP

Lippman, Laura

Summary: Thirty years ago two sisters disappeared from a shopping mall. Their bodies were never found and those familiar with the case have always been tortured by these questions: How do you kidnap two girls? Who--or what--could have lured the two sisters away from a busy mall on a Saturday afternoon without leaving behind a single clue or witness? Now a clearly disoriented woman involved in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M LIP

Mason, Christopher

Summary: Journeys inside the scandal that rocked the art auction world, describing how Alfred Taubman, Diana Brooks, and Christopher Davidge conspired to cheat clients, while describing the operations of Sotheby's and Christie's.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.168 MAS

Miller, T. Christian

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Summary: August, 2008. Marie, a teenager, reported being raped in her Seattle apartment by a masked man. Confronted with inconsistencies, she was charged with false reporting and branded a liar. Years later Colorado detectives discovered they were dealing with a serial rapist. Miller and Armstrong follow the tale of doubt, lies, and a hunt for justice-- and the long history of skepticism toward rape...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MIL

Freeman, Jim R.

Summary: As told by the three FBI agents who led the chase, this is the story of how the FBI broke its own rules, blasting away the layers of bureaucratic constraints that had plagued earlier efforts, to catch the notorious Unabomber and end his 16-year trail of terrorism.--Publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: History Pub. Co. 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 FRE

Moore, Wes

Summary: "When Freddie Gray was arrested for possessing an 'illegal knife' in April 2015, he was, by eyewitness accounts that video evidence later confirmed, treated 'roughly' as police loaded him into a vehicle. By the end of his trip in the police van, Gray wasin a coma he would never recover from. In the wake of a long history of police abuse in Baltimore, this killing felt like a final straw--it led...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.32 MOO

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